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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

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Pierre Karpik

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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

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Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate


Pierre Karpik is a partner in Gide’s Mergers-Acquisitions/Corporate practice group. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate law. Pierre is more particularly involved in venture capital and capital investment transactions notably in the high-tech sector as well as counsel to the investors (OTC Asset Management, A Plus Finance, 360 Capital Partners, Idinvest, Ventech, R Capital Management…) and as counsel to issuing companies (PriceMinister, Fortunéo, MeilleursAgents, BlaBlaCar, Drivy…). He advises the investment funds and the growth companies on their fund-raisings, their restructurings, their external growth transactions and on their exit.

Pierre Karpik has maintained close ties with Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) school, and as such he provides there a training on venture capital.


French, English.

France: Industry focus

Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Within: Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.'s¬†Dimitri Dimitrov¬†is currently advising Danish medical device company Coloplast on its acquisition and vertical integration of French distributor Lilial, while Gr√©goire Triet¬†and the recently promoted¬†Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry¬†are representing Celltrion in a number of patent revocation claims. The multi-disciplinary offering also includes¬†Pierre Karpik,¬†who is assisting Doctolib with a round of equity financing from Eurazeo, and practice head¬†Matthias Grolier,¬†who specialises in corporate matters. On the intellectual property side,¬†Rapha√ęlle Dequir√©-Portier¬†is also a key name to note.

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France: Private equity

Private equity: venture/growth capital

Within: Leading individuals

Pierre Karpik - Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Within: Private equity: venture/growth capital

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.¬†has particular strength in the technology sector. The group acts for start-ups, new economy players and investors alike, with a particularly notable track record advising on private investment in public equity (PIPE). Pierre Karpik and David-James Sebag¬†head the practice. Recent highlights include advising Idinvest as investors of Secret Escapes, a members-only travel club, on its $111m investment, to assisting Partech Ventures with its ‚ā¨60m investment in ManoMano, an e-retailer specialising in DIY, home improvement and gardening products. A key highlight related to the financial services sector was acting for online crowd-lending platform Younited on the full range of issues pertaining to its development, including financial services regulatory questions. Electranova Capital, Eurazeo and Meero are among its other clients.

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